Asia


Asian Markets Mixed as Data Shows China Growth Slowed

Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after Wall Street closed at record highs. Data showed that China’s quarterly growth slowed slightly but was in line with expectations. Japan’s Nikkei 225…

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Asian Shares Shrug Off Energy Blues, Dollar Firms

Asian shares rose on Tuesday, taking heart from record closes on Wall Street and upbeat economic data that lifted U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar, even as weaker oil prices…

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Asian Shares Wilt, Yen Firms as Korean Tensions Rise

Asian shares withered on Tuesday and the yen firmed against the backdrop of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula, and as investors awaited fresh signals about the U.S. monetary policy…

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Five Israelis Rescued in Mongolian Mountains

Five Israeli hikers were rescued by helicopter from snow-covered mountains in a remote region of Western Mongolia and were on their way home Wednesday, according to media reports. The Israelis,…

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